the building here. this is just north of atlanta. officials say the twister touched down near city hall and there were reports 5 people were trapped in a building because of storm damage. this tornado is part of a massive storm system that is being blamed for a death in tennessee where a man was killed when a tree fell on him. >> remarkable picture. >>> our weather now. bill, you were talking about this is one of the driest januarys on record. >> third on record. that is a big deal, right? rain has been scarce. and percentages have been plummeting. we stay dry. right now i am checking out the winds. at the surface they are doing that. off shore winds, from land to sea. that pushes the marine influence, not just fog, you see the fog going away, it pushes the cooler, moister marine air away and the air is sinking. and then it warms. along the coast, swells are small. dropping down the last couple days. nothing like a few weeks ago. 8-foot in montry -- monterey. when you go to the beach, think about the rip tides. this is a rip tied time of year. over night loads. forecast over night lows.